|TOSEC - DAT Pack - Complete (2001) (TOSEC-v2012-12-28)|
******************************* The Old School Emulation Center 28/12/2012 Hello, and welcome to a brand new TOSEC release! Just a quick one before the end of the year, LOTS of new Commodore images added. Many thanks to the tireless efforts of Crashdisk, mai, Duncan Twain and new helpers AntiPontifex and IguanaC64. On the ISO side, I'm happy to report the NTSC-US Games DAT is now 100% complete and verified, due to the above and beyond efforts of Maddog, atreyu187 and all the boys at Dumpcast...
|DOOM + Accessories|
Contents: Three Shareware versions of DOOM, runnable from the CD directly DOOM Audio Editors DOOM Map Editors DOOM Graphics Editors DOOM Front Ends/Shells DOOM FAQ Over 500 Levels/Maps DOOM Insanity (Jokes about DOOM)
Keywords: video games; DOOM; first-person shooter
|Internet Arcade: The Three Stooges In Brides Is Brides - Mylstar|
The Three Stooges, fully titled as The Three Stooges in Brides is Brides on the title screen, is a 1984 arcade game by Mylstar Electronics. It is based on the comedy act of the same name. Gameplay The game features digital voice samples. At the start of the game, up to three players control Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Curly Howard. Players must help the Three Stooges find their fiancees, Cora, Nora and Dora, who were kidnapped by the Mad Scientist...
|Internet Arcade: Arkanoid - Taito Corporation|
Arkanoid (アルカノイド Arukanoido) is an arcade game developed by Taito in 1986. It expanded upon Atari's Breakout games of the 1970s by adding power-ups, different types of bricks, and a variety of level layouts. The title refers to a doomed "mothership" from which the player's ship, the Vaus, escapes. The player controls the "Vaus", a space vessel that acts as the game's "paddle" which prevents a ball from falling from the playing field, attempting to bounce it against a number of bricks...
|Internet Arcade: Alpha Mission - SNK|
Alpha Mission (ASO: Armored Scrum Object in Japan) is a vertical scrolling shooter arcade game created by SNK in 1985. It was later ported to the NES/Famicom in 1986. The game spawned a more successful sequel in 1991, Alpha Mission II for the Neo-Geo arcade and console platform. Gameplay Alpha Mission is a one-player scrolling shooter game, similar to Xevious in its segregation of air-to-air and air-to-ground weapons...
|Internet Arcade: Anteater - Stern Electronics|
Anteater ("The Anteater" in Britain; "Ameisenbaer" in Germany) is a maze arcade game released in 1982 by Tago Electronics. Gameplay The player controls an anteater that elongates his proboscis through maze-like anthills eating ants. The player can only eat ants with the tip of the anteater's proboscis. If an ant bites your proboscis at any other location you lose a life. Pressing the second button will quickly retract the anteater's proboscis...
|Internet Arcade: Amidar - Konami|
Amidar is an arcade game programmed by Konami and published in 1981 by Stern. Its basic format is similar to that of Pac-Man: the player moves around a fixed rectilinear lattice, attempting to visit each location on the board while avoiding the enemies. When each spot has been visited, the player moves to the next level. The game and its name have their roots in the Japanese lot drawing game Amidakuji...
|Internet Arcade: Argus - Gottlieb|
Argus (アーガス Āgasu?) is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game released by NMK in 1986, licensed to Jaleco. One controls a fighter jet and shoot enemies in the air and on the ground, collect power-ups, and defeat bosses to advance levels. One button is used to shoot missiles and the other is used to shoot a laser that shoots enemies and power-ups on the ground. Game Play A vertical scrolling shoot 'em up...
|Internet Arcade: Atomic Boy - Irem (Memetron license)|
Climb around lattice of pipes to deactivate power switches for main computer while avoiding robots. Jump on generators to send out disrupters and kill robots. Game Play Five level vertically scrolling platformer. Climb around a lattice of conduits while avoiding robots. Kill robots by jumping on generators and sending out disrupters. Each generator has a limited number of disrupter shots. Normal robots can become super robots by passing through generators...
|Internet Arcade: Alpine Ski - Taito Corporation|
Alpine Ski is an Alpine skiing arcade game, released by Taito in 1981. Description The player controls a skier, who can move left, right, or increase forward speed. The aim is to maneuver a skier through a downhill ski course, a slalom course, and a ski jumping competition in the shortest time possible. Two players can compete against each other. On November 23, 1982, Eric Olofson holds the official World Record for this game with 500,774 points at Earth Station One Arcade in Antioch, Ca.
|Internet Arcade: Bio Attack - Taito Corporation (Fox Video Games license)|
Bio-Attack is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game released by Taito in 1983. Here, you control a ship through a human's body while shooting viruses. It was licensed by Fox Video Games, as it is based on the 20th Century Fox film, Fantastic Voyage.
|Internet Arcade: Battle of Atlantis - Comsoft|
Battle of Atlantis is a scrolling shooter arcade game released by Game World Manufacturing / Comsoft in 1981, similar to "Scramble". It was designed and programmed by Andy Thomason. Gameplay The mission of the game is to finish the six tables (levels) by shooting enemies. Through all six tables, build up your bonus by blowing-up the fuel tanks. Table 1 : Avoid and destroy the floating mines. Table 2 : Exploding sharks appear as well as the destroyers...
|Internet Arcade: Avalanche - Atari|
Avalanche is an arcade game released by Atari Inc. in 1978. The object is to catch avalanching rocks with a controllable set of paddles that diminish in number and size as the rocks fall faster and faster. Technology Avalanche is housed in a custom cabinet that includes 2 large lit start buttons and a rotary controller. The side art and bezel feature groupings of rocks with extending lines meant to convey the motion of falling rocks...
|Internet Arcade: Arabian - Sun Electronics (Atari license)|
You play an adventurous Arabian prince and your goal is to rescue the princess from her palace. In your quest you will sail the seas, crawl in caves and fly magic carpets. Score points on the way for picking up the letters in "A-R-A-B-I-A-N" and get a bonus if they are collected in order. Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs BUG: Pixels are missing from the top of the 5. This is a fault common to the code of the original ROMs on all of the boards both Sun and Atari...
|Internet Arcade: Astro Invader - Leijac Corporation (Stern Electronics license)|
Astro Invader, originally released in Japan as Kamikaze (カミカゼ Kamikaze?), is an early Konami arcade game and the first arcade game ever released by Stern Electronics. Description The player controls a small spaceship is at the bottom of the screen. Like most Space Invaders-type games of the period, the ship can move left and right (but not up or down), and can fire one bullet at a time. The ship may not fire again until its previous shot has detonated...
|Internet Arcade: Astro Blaster - Sega|
Astro Blaster is a shoot 'em up arcade game released by Sega in 1981. The player controls a ship (bearing a resemblance to the Battlestar Galactica) which can fire and move left or right. The player must continuously monitor the onscreen temperature and fuel gauges; if the ship overheats, its weapon is disabled, and if it is depleted of fuel, the vessel itself explodes. The player must battle through waves of enemies, which attack with varied formations and flight patterns...
|Internet Arcade: Aztarac - Centuri|
Aztarac is a scrolling shooter arcade game using vector graphics that was released by Centuri in 1983. It was developed by Tim Stryker. Summary The player is the commander of an intergalactic race of mutant humans. Their mode of transport is a tank and its turret is controlled independently. This allows the player to move in one direction while shooting in another. Their mission is to guard various space outposts from hordes of incoming enemy ships...
|Internet Arcade: Bank Panic - Sanritsu / Sega|
Bank Panic is an arcade game developed by Sanritsu and manufactured by Sega in 1984. West Bank is a clone of the game, released on several platforms. Game description The player assumes the part of an Old West sheriff who must protect a bank and its customers from masked robbers. The layout of the bank is implicitly a circle with twelve numbered doors and the player in the center. The player can rotate to the left or right and view three doors at a time...
|Internet Arcade: The Battle Road - Irem|
The Battle-Road is a vertical scrolling shooter racing arcade game released by Irem in 1984. The game was an early open-ended vehicle combat game that featured branching paths and up to 32 possible routes. The player controls a car that is armed with two different types of guns (frontal and side), and drives for a road full of other dangerous vehicles like cars, motorcycles, trucks, helicopters. There are also other kinds of obstacles on the road...
|Internet Arcade: Bandido - Nintendo (Exidy license)|
You control a gunman who dodges bullets and shoots at bandits from an inner field. Enemies become more aggressive and evasive as play progresses. Trivia After Sheriff's release by Nintendo, it was licensed to Exidy for re-release as Bandido.
|Internet Arcade: Beezer - Tong Electronic|
Game Play Turn the three-sided walls to create a six sided cell, trapping a bee inside. Do not trap yourself or you die. If the queen bee comes into the maze, she will move the walls and lay eggs. Eat the eggs to become energized before they hatch into more bees. When you are energized you can kill bees, which is just as good as trapping them. Do not touch a bee otherwise because they will kill you.
|Internet Arcade: Beam Invader - Pacom Corporation|
Beam Invader is a shoot 'em up arcade game released in 1979 by Tekunon Kougyou. It is one of several clones of Space Invaders which was released the previous year. Unlike the original game, this game uses a paddle as the movement control device rather than a joystick or left/right buttons.
|Internet Arcade: Battle Cross - Omori Electric Co., Ltd.|
Battle Cross is a shoot 'em up arcade game released by Omori Electric in 1982. The player controls a fighter spacecraft by moving around the screen and shooting enemies.
|Internet Arcade: Bagman - Valadon Automation (Stern Electronics License)|
Bagman is a platform arcade game released by Valadon Automation in 1982. It was also licensed to Stern for U.S. distribution in the same year. This game was also released (in form of unofficial conversions) for the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum home computer systems in 1984 as Gilligan's Gold; it is known in France as Le Bagnard. Gameplay The objective of the game is to maneuver the bagman through various mine shafts, picking up money bags and placing them in a wheelbarrow at the sur...
|Internet Arcade: Ben Bero Beh - Taito|
Ben Bero Beh (べんべろべえ Ben Bero Bē?) is a platform arcade game released by Taito in 1984. The player guides Ben, a superhero, through an apartment complex which is on fire. Armed with a fire extinguisher, Ben must make his way down the levels avoiding gas explosions, crumbling floors, damaged lighting fixtures, and various enemies that pop out of the doors. The goal is to extinguish the fire and rescue Ben's girlfriend.
|Internet Arcade: Black Tiger - Capcom|
Black Tiger, known in Japan as Black Dragon (Japanese: ブラックドラゴン Hepburn: Burakku Doragon), is a 1987 platform game released for the arcades by Capcom. A barbarian hero jumps and fights his way through a variety of colourful, enemy-packed levels. The sprawling, eight-way scrolling, two-dimensional levels are packed with hidden bonuses to encourage and reward exploration. Though a percentage of these bonuses consist of dubious and often self-evident "advice", most come in the form ...
|Internet Arcade: Astro Fighter - Data East|
Astro Fighter is a two-dimensional, space shoot 'em up arcade game released in 1980. It was developed and published by Data East in Japan and was published outside of Japan by Gremlin/Sega. Plot The game of Astro Fighter consists of 4 waves and a refueling stage, which are then repeated with increasingly higher difficulty. The player's task is to eliminate the four successive waves of different types of attacking craft, while avoiding being hit by missiles and bombs, and then refuel by shooting ...
|Internet Arcade: Birdie King - Taito Corporation|
A golf game; the prequel to birdie king II and birdie king III
|Internet Arcade: Birdie King 2 - Taito Corporation|
A golf game; the sequel to birdie king and prequel to birdie king III
|Internet Arcade: Blueprint - Zilec Electronics / Jaleco|
Blue Print Originally developed by Zilec Electronics Limited and licensed to Bally Midway, is an arcade title released by Bally Midway in June 1982, where you control a character in search of pieces of machinery throughout various houses.Your goal is to assemble all the pieces of machinery based on a blueprint in order to build a machine used to shoot the antagonist who is chasing your girlfriend. While trying to accomplish this, enemies and bombs will stand as obstacles in your way...
|Internet Arcade: Bomb Jack - Tehkan|
Bomb Jack (ボンジャック Bon Jakku?) is an arcade platform game that was released in 1984 by Tehkan (known today as Tecmo). It was followed by two official sequels, the console and computer title Mighty Bomb Jack, and the arcade game Bomb Jack Twin and the licensed for computers only Bomb Jack II. Plot and gameplay The player controls Jack, a superhero who can leap and glide. Someone has planted 24 bombs at famous tourist sites (the Sphinx and Great Pyramids, the Acropolis, Neuschwanstein C...
|Internet Arcade: Boomer Rang'r - Data East Corporation|
|Internet Arcade: Bionic Commando - Capcom|
Bionic Commando, released in Japan as Top Secret (Japanese: トップシークレット, Hepburn: Toppu Shīkuretto?), is a 1987 action platform game released by Capcom for the arcades. It was later released for several home computers (ported by Software Creations and published by Go!). Capcom later produced a home version for the Nintendo Entertainment System, also titled Bionic Commando, that was drastically different from the original arcade game...
|Internet Arcade: Blaster - Williams / Vid Kidz|
Blaster is an arcade game developed by Eugene Jarvis and released by Williams in 1983. The game is a 3D shooter set in outer space and is a quasi-sequel to Robotron: 2084. The objective is to shoot enemies and avoid obstacles in twenty differently-goaled levels in order to reach paradise. The game had advanced graphics at the time of release, that used scaled sprites to display the impression of three dimensional worlds and asteroid fields...
|Internet Arcade: Bogey Manor - Technos Japan|
You control a boy who runs around in a haunted house destroying orbs and defeating ghosts. Gameplay In Bogey Manor you play as a young boy in a haunted house. Your objective is to destroy all the orbs that are in the house without getting cause by the ghosts. Your mangic hand can freeze them for a short period of time. Once you've destroyed all the orbs the haunted house starts falling apart, and you must run for your life towards the exit to win the stage...
|Internet Arcade: Birdie King 3 - Taito Corporation|
A golf game; the sequel to birdie king I & II
|Bump N' Jump - Data East USA (Bally Midway license)|
Driving game jump or bump enemy cars for points. Bonus for completing levels without hitting any cars. Game Play The joystick controls the movement and speed of the car. By increasing speed, you not only go faster, but you get the ability to jump after your speed passes 100. The faster you go, the better control the car seems to have. Your car's speed tops out at 220. The big breaks in the road are signaled by a warning exclamation point sign that flashes at the top center of the screen and beep...
|Internet Arcade: Basketball - Atari|
|Internet Arcade: Boggy '84 - Kaneko|
You are a man who must collect a set of keys on a level with several floors. You can jump between floors using springboards, which gives you an advantage over your enemies, who must use ladders to climb between floors. You must also use those in order to decend to a lower floor. Later levels add touches such as a ski slope you must ascend while avoiding the enemies. Hitting them from below will put them out of action.
|Internet Arcade: The Bounty - Orca|
|Internet Arcade: Buggy Challenge - Taito Corporation (Tecfri license)|
Drive a buggy over dirt mounds and avoid obstacles: rockes, fences and other buggies. The object is to complete the four levels without running out of gas.
|Internet Arcade: Bosconian - Namco (Midway license)|
Bosconian (ボスコニアン Bosukonian) is a free-roaming multi-directional scrolling shooter arcade game which was developed and released by Namco in Japan in 1981. In North America, it was manufactured and distributed by Midway Games. In contrast to the more linear shooter games from its time period, Bosconian allows the player's ship to freely roam across open space which scrolls in all directions...
|Internet Arcade: Burnin' Rubber - Data East|
Bump 'n' Jump, known in Japan as Burnin' Rubber (バーニンラバー Bānin Rabā), is a 1982 Japanese arcade game created by Data East Corporation, released as both a dedicated board and as part of their DECO Cassette System. The game was published in certain regions by Bally Midway. In Bump 'n' Jump, the girlfriend of the protagonist has been kidnapped by the Black Army Corps, and he must race to save her...
|Internet Arcade: Cosmic Avenger - Universal|
You fly over mountain tops and through caves dodging enemy space ships and missiles fired from the ground. Cosmic Avenger is a 1981 arcade game developed and published by Universal. Legacy Cosmic Avenger was ported to the ColecoVision video game console. Wes Hupp holds the official record for this game with 117,290 points on November 17, 1982. Reception Mark Bussler from Classic Game Room notes that Cosmic Avenger is the first continuous horizontal side-scrolling space shooter (though it is actu...
|Internet Arcade: Burgertime - Data East Corporation|
BurgerTime (バーガータイム Bāgātaimu) is a 1982 arcade game created by Data East for its DECO Cassette System. The game's original title, Hamburger (ハンバーガー), was changed to BurgerTime before its introduction to the US. The player is chef Peter Pepper, who must walk over hamburger ingredients located across a maze of platforms while avoiding pursuing characters. In the US, Data East USA licensed BurgerTime for distribution by Bally Midway...
|Internet Arcade: Carnival - Sega|
Carnival is a fixed shooter arcade game created by Sega in 1980. It has the distinction of being the first video game with a bonus round. The goal of the game is to shoot at targets, while carefully avoiding running out of bullets. Three rows of targets scroll across the screen in alternating directions; these include rabbits, ducks, owls, and bonus items. If a duck target crosses the bottom row without being shot, it will come to life and begin flying down toward the player...
|Internet Arcade: Bull Fight - Coreland / Sega|
A matator fights against a bull by waving his cape to lure the bull and then stab him with the sword. Sometimes two extra bulls enter the ring to make things more interesting.
|Internet Arcade: Canyon Bomber - Atari|
Canyon Bomber is a black-and-white 1978 arcade game, developed and published by Atari. The game was ported to the Atari 2600, also in 1978. The player and an opponent fly over a canyon made up of layers of numbered, circular "bricks". Using the paddle controllers, the players drop bombs in the canyon, breaking bricks. Players earn points for the number and types of bricks destroyed. The player with the highest score wins...
|Internet Arcade: Crystal Castles - Atari|
Crystal Castles is an arcade game released by Atari, Inc. in 1983. The player controls a cartoon bear by the name of Bentley Bear, who has to collect gems located throughout trimetric-projected rendered castles while avoiding enemies out to get him as well as the gems. Crystal Castles is notable for being one of the first arcade action games with an actual ending, whereas most games of the time either continued indefinitely, ended in what was termed a "kill screen" or simply just restarted from ...
|Internet Arcade: Centipede - Atari|
Centipede is a vertically oriented shoot 'em up arcade game produced by Atari, Inc. in 1981. The game was designed by Ed Logg and Dona Bailey. The player defends against centipedes, spiders, scorpions and fleas, completing a round after eliminating the centipede that winds down the playing field. The player is represented by a small, "somewhat humanoid head" at the bottom of the screen, later depicted as a caped, elf-like character on the Atari 2600, Atari 5200 and Atari 7800 cartridge graphics ...